SentimenTrader Blog


2020-08-04 | Jason Goepfert | Basic

So far, this is shaping up to be one of the better earnings seasons in 20 years, with a high percentage of S&P 500 companies beating their earnings estimates. As a result, more companies are upgrading their financial outlooks, and Wall Street analysts are upgrading price targets and future earnings estimates.

Signup / Login to read this post



2020-08-04 | Jason Goepfert | Lite

Indexes like the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite are rallying hard, but fewer of their stocks are able to keep up.

Read more...



2020-08-04 | Troy Bombardia | Premium

NASDAQ 100's rally over the past few months has been incredible. Its 20 day moving average has been going up for 81 consecutive days now.

Signup / Login to read this post



2020-08-04 | Troy Bombardia | Premium

The CBOE SKEW Index which looks at the probability of a Black Swan event at some point over the next 30 days has been trending higher

Signup / Login to read this post



2020-08-03 | Jason Goepfert | Basic

While indexes showed healthy gains on Friday, few securities participated. This is not an isolated incident, it's happened several times over the past month. Clusters of negative participation like this have not been a good sign for future returns.

Signup / Login to read this post



2020-08-03 | Jason Goepfert | Basic

While indexes showed healthy gains on Friday, few securities participated. This is not an isolated incident, it's happened several times over the past month. Clusters of negative participation like this have not been a good sign for future returns.

Signup / Login to read this post



2020-08-03 | Jason Goepfert | Lite

July was one of the worst months ever for the U.S. dollar, falling several percent while hitting a multi-year low.

Read more...



2020-08-01 | Troy Bombardia | Premium

With the release of many tech earnings report recently, some big tech companies that beat estimates have pushed the whole NASDAQ Composite up. But the participation of NASDAQ's members in the rally has been extremely low.

Signup / Login to read this post



2020-08-01 | Troy Bombardia | Premium



2020-07-31 | Jason Goepfert | Basic

The latest survey of individual investors by AAII showed a continued pattern of historically low optimism. The survey is skewed by an older population, perhaps not as taken by the rally in technology shares. Whatever the reason, it's a historic level of pessimism after such a massive rally in stocks.; The dollar's on track for its largest monthly loss in a decade, hitting a multi-year low in the process. While many assets tend to show mean-reversion after large monthly moves, the dollar has not, but curiously it didn't often benefit gold, either.

Signup / Login to read this post




next page →